In Chapter 10, Enforcing Fundamentals, we took our traditional painting technique to the next level by utilizing Krita's varied feature set to mimic an old tried-and-true art school classic: a still-life. Now, it's time to pick up the pace and enter a fairly new illustration style (compared to our centuries-old atelier still-life), one that actually has some misconceptions in the greater entertainment art industry: concept art.
In this chapter, we will be discussing what concept art entails, the differences between creating concept art and illustrations, various fundamental techniques to aid in the creation of concept art, and some tips and tricks I've learned throughout working with various professional clients in this capacity.
Here's a rundown of topics we will be covering in this chapter:
- Defining concept art
- Understanding perspective
- Utilizing composition tricks
- Keeping things loose